The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 54 46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 0.64% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.45% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
MPLS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 55 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 17.74% 11.75% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 88 40 67
Average salary £39,083 £33,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,600 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Derbyshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) Supplier Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Transition Management
3 3 (37.50%) OpenFlow
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) FWSM
2 3 (37.50%) OpenFlow
2 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Platform Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Supplier Management
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Transition Management
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
1 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
1 3 (37.50%) F5
1 3 (37.50%) ArcSight